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Famine Trial Indictments

British Landlords INDICTMENT: You are charged with the murder of over a million Irish peasants who died in the famine years of 1846 and 1847. These were needless deaths. Even without the potato, there was more than enough food produced in Ireland during those years to feed everyone in the country, and still have plenty left over. The action — or lack of action — taken by your group led to...

Famine Trial Indictments

FBI Surveillance

The reading described by Larry Miller is "J. Edgar Hoover and the Infiltration of Black Activists: a Comparison of FBI Surveillance of Marcus Garvey, Paul Robeson and Martin Luther King," by Mary Lou Brewer, Eleanor Griffis, Mary Jane Colwell, Michael Furmanovsky, and Dorothy Logan, in "History from the Bottom Up", produced by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation History Institute and The DeWitt Wallace-Reader's Digest Fund. (1990) For more information contact:...

FBI Surveillance

Feedback to Students

Examples of student errors and Linda Christensen's responses to them, as described in her article "The Politics of Correction". (Student names have been changed) Larry - html | Word file (22k) | PDF (62k) Lajuane in September - html | Word file (20) | PDF (48k) Lajuane in October (adding to responses he had already received) - html | Word file (20k) | PDF (56k)...

Feedback to Students

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Getting School Ready

My Social and Emotional Skills I need to feel excited and comfortable about starting kindergarten. I need to know what kindergarten will be like. I need to feel good about myself. I need to get along with others. I need to know how to talk with others and to listen. How I Learn I need to be excited about learning. I need to learn to try things and keep trying even...

Getting School Ready

Linking With the World

WorldLink on DirectTV Channel 375 (http://www.linktv.com) iEARN (http://www.iearn.org) Virginia Hamilton (http://www.virginiahamilton.com) By Herbert Kohl Since Sept. 11 we have been news starved and news saturated at the same time. The government's party line on world affairs is ubiquitous, and even though there are many TV news channels, it is very hard to get access to a range of opinions. It is equally hard to get information on almost anything going on...

Linking With the World

Good Stuff

Math and Science Across Cultures, Bazin, Maurice; Tamez, Modesto; and the Exploratorium Institute. (New York: The New Press, 2002).

Good Stuff

Good Stuff

  By Herbert Kohl Isaac Newton, James Gleick (New York: Pantheon Books, 2003), 288 pp. $22.95. Simply Einstein: Relativity Demystified, Richard Wolfson (New York: Norton, 2003), 288 pp. $24.95. A few Sundays ago, I went in search of cheap material for the classes I'll teach this fall at the University of San Francisco's Center for Teaching Excellence and Social Justice. I do this every summer. Flea markets and garage sales are...

Good Stuff

Good Stuff

A History of Bombing, by Sven Lindqvist (New York: The New Press, 2000), 224 pp. $16.95. Teaching with Fire: Poetry That Sustains the Courage to Teach, Eds. Sam Intrator and Megan Scribner (San Francisco: Jossey Bass, 2003), 225 pp. $14.95. Sven Lindqvist's A History of Bombing is composed like a complex computer game and could be likened to Dungeons and Dragons. As the author says, "The book is a labyrinth with...

Good Stuff

Good Stuff

By Herbert Kohl The struggle for civil rights and black liberation did not begin during the 1950s nor has it ended. Over the years I have taught many aspects of the history, philosophy, and personality of struggles for full democracy in the United States. I've accumulated a library of resources that have educated me so that I can educate others. The first two resources are Remembering Slavery: African Americans Talk About...

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